Marriage in Africa is considered a topmost and preserved culture for young women and men to get married.
Being single at age 40 causes commotion in the family and also in society as people move away from different perceptions about the individual even without her knowledge.- Advertisement –
Though is good to marry before 40, some people have taken decisions to stay single for their own personal reasons.
Some of them also join the world of singles depending on their experiences in previous relationships.
There are some Nollywood actors and actresses who have reached age 40 and have still not considered moving into relationships not to talk of marriage.
See the Nollywood actors and actresses who find themselves in this category below:
1. Nonso Diobi
He is a multiple award-winning Nigerian actor, who began acting in 2001 and got into the limelight after being featured in a song dubbed “Hatred”.
2. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. She grabbed the Africa Movie Academy Award for being the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2012.
3. Bimbo Akintola
She is a native of Oyo State and she got recognized when she was featured in a movie dubbed OWO BLOW in 1995 alongside Femi Adebayo.
4. Fredrick Leonard
Frederick Nnaemeka Leonard won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a movie at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2014.
5. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw is a Nigerian actress who won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the movie “Stronger than Pain” in 2008.
6. Jim Iyke
James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke, is a Nigerian actor who got into the limelight with the movie Last Flight to Abuja alongside Omotola Jalade.
7. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, producer, and director who won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005. She has one daughter who has gotten married and is blessed with a kid. She became a grandmother at age 39 just as she also gave birth at an early age.